Health Science Major (Bachelor of Science)

A student majoring in health science must complete 54 quarter hours of interdisciplinary courses as listed below, the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin.

Core Requirements:

HLTH 110Wellness for Living

3

HLTH 205Survey of Health

2

HLTH 208Drugs and Society

3

HLTH 220Human Nutrition

4

HLTH 315Etiology of Selected Diseases

3

HLTH 370Health Psychology (or PSYC 370)

3

HLTH 427Fitness Evaluation Techniques

3

HLTH 472Stress Management

3

HLTH 496Seminar

1

PETH 426Physiology of Exercise

4

Electives

25

Total Credit Hours:54

Electives: A total of 25 credits must be chosen between Science Electives and Health Science Electives.

Science Electives

Select 12-16 hours from the following courses: One class must be upper division.

BIOL 121Anatomy and Physiology

4

or

BIOL 122Anatomy and Physiology

4

or

BIOL 123Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 222Microbiology

5

BIOL 305General Ecology

4

BIOL 381Cell Biology I: Structure and Bioenergetics

4

BIOL 382Cell Biology II: Genetics and Molecular Biology

4

BIOL 383Cell Biology III: Genomics and Regulation

4

BIOL 464Animal Physiology

4

BIOL 465Ecological Physiology

3

BIOL 466Immunology

4

CHEM 431Foundations of Biochemistry

4

CHEM 432Foundations of Biochemistry

3

CHEM 433Foundations of Biochemistry

4

PETH 325Kinesiology

4

 

Health Science Electives

Select 9-13 hours from the following courses or any HLTH course. Three or more credits must be upper division. Approval of health advisor required.

ANTH 225Cultural Anthropology

4

FINA 351Managerial Finance

4

FINA 451Investments

4

MGMT 275Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (or MKTG 275)

4

MGMT 380Principles of Project Management

4

PEAC 122Strength Training

or

PEAC 123Circuit Weight Training

PEAC 128Jogging

PEAC 133Aerobic Rhythm

PETH 225Prevention of Injuries

2

PETH 324Adapted Physical Education and Recreation

3

PETH 425Motor Learning

4

PSYC 215Developmental Psychology

4

PSYC 217Psychology of Learning and Development

4

PSYC 344Social Psychology

4

PSYC 464Introduction to Counseling

4

SOCI 437Death and Dying (or PSYC 437, SOWK 437)

3

SOWK 327Introduction to Alcoholism and Addiction Treatment

3

Cognates:

BIOL 141General Biology

4

BIOL 142General Biology

4

BIOL 143General Biology

4

CHEM 141General Chemistry

3

CHEM 142General Chemistry

3

CHEM 143General Chemistry

3

CHEM 144General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 145General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 146General Chemistry Laboratory

1

PSYC 130General Psychology

4

PHYS 211General Physics

3

PHYS 212General Physics

3

PHYS 213General Physics

3

and

PHYS 214General Physics Laboratory

1

PHYS 215General Physics Laboratory

1

PHYS 216General Physics Laboratory

1

or

CHEM 321Organic Chemistry

4

CHEM 322Organic Chemistry

4

CHEM 324Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 325Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

Select one of the following: (4)

BIOL 250Biostatistics

4

MATH 106Introduction to Statistics

4

Select one of the following: (4-8)

MATH 121Precalculus I

4

and

MATH 122Precalculus II

4

MATH 131Calculus for the Life Sciences I

4

and

MATH 132Calculus for the Life Sciences II

4

MATH 181Calculus I

4